Benjamin Gardner

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Sociodemographic, behavioural and health factors associated with changes in older adults' TV viewing over 2 years
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:102. 2014
  2. pmc 'On Your Feet to Earn Your Seat', a habit-based intervention to reduce sedentary behaviour in older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Trials 15:368. 2014
  3. pmc Putting habit into practice, and practice into habit: a process evaluation and exploration of the acceptability of a habit-based dietary behaviour change intervention
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:135. 2014
  4. pmc Towards parsimony in habit measurement: testing the convergent and predictive validity of an automaticity subscale of the Self-Report Habit Index
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:102. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Using theory to synthesise evidence from behaviour change interventions: the example of audit and feedback
    Benjamin Gardner
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Soc Sci Med 70:1618-25. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Beliefs underlying UK parents' views towards MMR promotion interventions: a qualitative study
    Benjamin Gardner
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, University College London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 15:220-30. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Healthy feeding habits: efficacy results from a cluster-randomized, controlled exploratory trial of a novel, habit-based intervention with parents
    Laura McGowan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:769-77. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Internet-based intervention for smoking cessation (StopAdvisor) in people with low and high socioeconomic status: a randomised controlled trial
    Jamie Brown
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 2:997-1006. 2014
  9. doi request reprint 'On Your Feet to Earn Your Seat': update to randomised controlled trial protocol
    Benjamin Gardner
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience IoPPN, King s College London, London, UK
    Trials 16:330. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Does intrinsic motivation strengthen physical activity habit? Modeling relationships between self-determination, past behaviour, and habit strength
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Behav Med 36:488-97. 2013

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Publications26

  1. pmc Sociodemographic, behavioural and health factors associated with changes in older adults' TV viewing over 2 years
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:102. 2014
    ..This study used a prospective design to describe changes in TV viewing over a two-year follow-up period, and to model socio-demographic, behavioural and health factors associated with observed changes in viewing time...
  2. pmc 'On Your Feet to Earn Your Seat', a habit-based intervention to reduce sedentary behaviour in older adults: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Trials 15:368. 2014
    ..The intervention is based on the 'habit formation' model, which proposes that consistent repetition leads to behaviour becoming automatic, sustaining activity gains over time...
  3. pmc Putting habit into practice, and practice into habit: a process evaluation and exploration of the acceptability of a habit-based dietary behaviour change intervention
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:135. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Towards parsimony in habit measurement: testing the convergent and predictive validity of an automaticity subscale of the Self-Report Habit Index
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:102. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Using theory to synthesise evidence from behaviour change interventions: the example of audit and feedback
    Benjamin Gardner
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    Soc Sci Med 70:1618-25. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Beliefs underlying UK parents' views towards MMR promotion interventions: a qualitative study
    Benjamin Gardner
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness, University College London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 15:220-30. 2010
    ..These are likely to represent important psychological barriers to or facilitators of the effectiveness of MMR promotion interventions...
  7. doi request reprint Healthy feeding habits: efficacy results from a cluster-randomized, controlled exploratory trial of a novel, habit-based intervention with parents
    Laura McGowan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:769-77. 2013
    ..Habit theory offers a novel approach to modifying parental feeding, based on "context-dependent repetition" to promote automatic responding and to reduce decisional conflict...
  8. doi request reprint Internet-based intervention for smoking cessation (StopAdvisor) in people with low and high socioeconomic status: a randomised controlled trial
    Jamie Brown
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 2:997-1006. 2014
    ..We aimed to assess a new interactive internet-based intervention (StopAdvisor) for smoking cessation that was designed with particular attention directed to people with low socioeconomic status...
  9. doi request reprint 'On Your Feet to Earn Your Seat': update to randomised controlled trial protocol
    Benjamin Gardner
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience IoPPN, King s College London, London, UK
    Trials 16:330. 2015
    ..All changes have received ethics and governance clearance, and were made before or during data collection and prior to analyses...
  10. doi request reprint Does intrinsic motivation strengthen physical activity habit? Modeling relationships between self-determination, past behaviour, and habit strength
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Behav Med 36:488-97. 2013
    ..There was an unexpected direct effect of self-determined regulation on habit strength, independently of past behaviour. Findings offer possible directions for future habit formation work. ..
  11. doi request reprint Acceptability of a theory-based sedentary behaviour reduction intervention for older adults ('On Your Feet to Earn Your Seat')
    Raluca Matei
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 15:606. 2015
    ..This early-phase study explored acceptability of a theory-based intervention to reduce sitting time and increase activity in older adults, as part of the intervention development process...
  12. doi request reprint Experiences of habit formation: a qualitative study
    Phillippa Lally
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Psychol Health Med 16:484-9. 2011
    ..Weekends and vacations temporarily disrupted performance due to absence of associated cues, but habits were reinstated on return to work. Implications for theory and practice are discussed...
  13. pmc Weekday and weekend patterns of objectively measured sitting, standing, and stepping in a sample of office-based workers: the active buildings study
    Lee Smith
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Public Health 15:9. 2015
    ..Understanding these patterns may identify daily times opportune for interventions to displace sitting with activity...
  14. doi request reprint Habit, identity, and repetitive action: a prospective study of binge-drinking in UK students
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 17:565-81. 2012
    ..This study explores conceptual overlap between habit and identity, and examines where the two constructs fit into an extended Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) model of binge-drinking among university students...
  15. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of applications of the Self-Report Habit Index to nutrition and physical activity behaviours
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Ann Behav Med 42:174-87. 2011
    ..Health behaviour models typically neglect habitual action. The Self-Report Habit Index (SRHI) permits synthesis of evidence of the influence of habit on behaviour...
  16. doi request reprint How to reduce sitting time? A review of behaviour change strategies used in sedentary behaviour reduction interventions among adults
    Benjamin Gardner
    a Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience IoPPN, King s College London, London, UK
    Health Psychol Rev 10:89-112. 2016
    ..The evidence base is, however, weakened by low-quality evaluation methods; more RCTs, employing no-treatment control groups, and collecting objective data are needed. ..
  17. pmc Patterns and correlates of physical activity behaviour over 10 years in older adults: prospective analyses from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
    Lee Smith
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, London, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e007423. 2015
    ..The aim of the present analysis was to investigate stability of activity over a 10-year period and identify potential correlates of sustained activity levels in older adults...
  18. doi request reprint How, when and why do young women use nutrition information on food labels? A qualitative analysis
    Charlotte Wahlich
    IOP Department of Psychology, Health Psychology Section, Guys Campus, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychol Health 28:202-16. 2013
    ..Research indicates that the use of NI can lead to reduced energy intake and lower BMI, but little evidence is available regarding how, when or why people use NI when making everyday food choices...
  19. pmc Seeking health information and support online: does it differ as a function of engagement in risky health behaviors? Evidence from the health information national trends survey
    Lion Shahab
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 16:e253. 2014
    ..The Internet is an important tool to deliver health behavior interventions, yet little is known about Internet access and use of health-related information, or support, by the intended intervention recipients...
  20. pmc The needs and preferences of pregnant smokers regarding tailored Internet-based smoking cessation interventions: a qualitative interview study
    Aleksandra Herbeć
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:1070. 2014
    ..The current study explored the needs and preferences of pregnant women seeking online stop smoking support with an aim to identify features and components of ISCIs that might be most attractive to this population...
  21. doi request reprint Behaviour change among overweight and socially disadvantaged adults: a longitudinal study of the NHS Health Trainer Service
    Benjamin Gardner
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT, London
    Psychol Health 27:1178-93. 2012
    ..Clients with higher BMI, poorer diet or less activity at baseline achieved greater change. Findings suggest that the NHS HTS has the potential to improve population health and reduce health inequalities through behaviour change...
  22. doi request reprint Identification of behaviour change components in swallowing interventions for head and neck cancer patients: protocol for a systematic review
    Roganie Govender
    Head and Neck Cancer Centre, University College London Hospital and Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, 250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2PQ, UK
    Syst Rev 4:89. 2015
    ..It aims to identify (a) which behaviour change components are present, and (b) the frequency with which they occur in interventions deemed to be effective and non-effective...
  23. doi request reprint Identifying the content of home-based health behaviour change interventions for frail older people: a systematic review protocol
    Ana Jovicic
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK
    Syst Rev 4:151. 2015
    ..The protocol is reported in accordance with Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses Protocols (PRISMA-P) 2015 guidelines...
  24. doi request reprint Association between participation in outdoor play and sport at 10 years old with physical activity in adulthood
    Lee Smith
    Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK Electronic address
    Prev Med 74:31-5. 2015
    ..This study aimed to investigate whether active outdoor play and/or sports at age 10 is associated with sport/physical activity at 32 year follow-up using a birth cohort study...
  25. doi request reprint A pilot study of StopAdvisor: a theory-based interactive internet-based smoking cessation intervention aimed across the social spectrum
    Jamie Brown
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addict Behav 37:1365-70. 2012
    ..The aims were to i) evaluate whether cessation, website usage and satisfaction were sufficiently high to warrant a randomised controlled trial (RCT) and ii) assess whether outcomes were affected by socio-economic status...